Ciara's "Risqué" Oscars Gown Causes Controversy, But Fans Call Out Double Standard
The hoopla surrounding the Oscars is fading, but people are still discussing Ciara's risqué gown. The hitmaker was stunning in a Dundas dress that showed all her "goodies," and it stole attention. Underneath, Ciara only wore pasties over her breasts and a thong to complete the breathtaking look, and reactions were a mixed bag. Critics called out the singer for stripping down to nearly nothing, mentioning that she often touts her faith. However, her defenders have clapped back, making for an ongoing conversation about whether or not Ciara should show off her backside as a mother of three.
On Instagram, CiCi uploaded a photo from the Academy Awards night and was soon flooded with reactions. Some men said they would never allow their wives to go outside in such a dress. The more religious crowd condemned Ciara professing to be a Christian while putting her body on display. The singer's Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson husband didn't seem to take issue with the dress as he stood proudly by his wife's side. Of course, this caused the couple' to once again 's marriage to once again be a focus of social media.
Ciara Steals The Show
When the Wilsons aren't causing conversations in pop culture, the pair push forward with their volunteer work. Russell and Ciara have long made it a priority to help marginalized communities, including those in prison. They were recently seen at the Everglades Correctional Institution, where they spent time with over 300 inmates. The couple encouraged the group, shared motivating messages, and prayed for those in need. Wilson reportedly read Bible verses, and Ciara sang for the prisoners.
While the visit with the prisoners was life-changing, people still focused their attention on Ciara at the Oscars. However, it was noted that several other women also wore sheer looks that showed off their bodies, but they were ridiculed in the same way. It was further reported that the theme of the Oscars was "barely there glam," which is why women were seen in sheer gowns that only covered those crucial areas. Ciara's fans called out critics who were quick to slam the singer without addressing anyone else. Check out a few more looks and fans' reactions below.
Mixed Reactions To The Singer's Gown